Friday Fun! Memorial Day weekend in Houston!

For our Friday Fun post this week in honor of Memorial Day Weekend, we thought we’d highlight some of the awesome events going on in Houston this weekend! So if you don’t feel like making the drive to Ennis, Texas for the annual Polka Festival, enjoy a staycation here in Houston!

get your play on memorial day weekend in houston

Get your play on in Houston this weekend! Image by Flickr user bigpinkcookie

Friday, May 22

Night at the Museum 2 opening at HMNS IMAX

Showings all weekend beginning Friday at 2 p.m., tickets $15 adults, $10 children

Night at the Museum 2 opens today! Check it out in IMAX at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and get free general admission to the museum with your ticket!

Saturday, May 23

Wet dog by flickr user simonglucasHouston Humane Society’s Shampooch!

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at all 5 Houston Whole Foods locations

Come get your dog washed to benefit (Schipul client) the Houston Humane Society!

(photo thanks to Flickr user simonglucas)

Discovery Green Screening on the Green presents Wall-E

8:00 p.m. at Discovery Green

In anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, NASA brings interactive exhibits to (Schipul client) Discovery Green for a showing of Disney’s Wall-E.

Sunday, May 24

Discovery Green Green Market Farmer’s Market

12 p.m. – 4 p.m., Discovery Green

A farmer’s market offering the freshest organic produce and products made local, at (Schipul client) Discovery Green.

The Ginger Man Beer Bash

7 p.m. – 11 p.m., Ginger Man pub, Rice Village

Beer specials, pub food, live music, and no cover.

old-glory-eschipulMonday, May 25

Memorial Day Ceremonial Address

9:30 a.m., Houston National Cemetery (10410 Veterans Memorial Dr.), free admission

Parade of colors, speaker W.E.B. (“Willie”) Blackmons, flyovers by the Texas Air National Guard, and a performance by the Houston Highlander Pipe Band.

(Photo by Ed Schipul)

Have a safe and happy weekend!

Remember, the Schipul offices will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day. If any issues arise, you can e-mail and we will respond when we get back on Tuesday. Have a safe and happy long weekend!